|High School:||Berlin HS|
2015 Outdoor: Competed in two events…notched a 10th-place finish in the 400m (58.53) at the UTEP Springtime Invitational…took 12th in the Kehoe Twilight Meet in the 400m (58.52).
2015 Indoor: Competed in six events…nabbed a fourth-place finish in the 500m (1:17.15) in the Penn State Relays…finished sixth in the 600m (1:39.87) at the Terrapin Invitational…ran a season-best 1:16.12 in the Armory Track Invitational…placed seventh in the 600m at the Husker Invitational…was a member of the 1600-meter distance medley relay team at Navy’s Sweetheart Invitational…ran a season best 1:32.72 in the 600m at the Big Ten Championships.
2014 Indoor: Season-best in the 500m at the Penn State Relays to finish fourth (1:16.18)...notched a fifth place finish in the 600m at the Terrapin Invitational with a time of 1:37.74, a season high...Season-high of 2:24.06 in the 800m at the Lions Invitational.
Before Maryland: Finished 2nd in Connecticut State Class MM Championships in the 400 (59.23)... PR of 56.52 in the 400 came with 3rd-place finish as a junior at New Englands meet... Graduated from Berlin HS with a 3.7 GPA... Other pre-Maryland PRs - 300m (43.47), 400m (56.52), 600m (1:44.44)
Personal: Majoring in animal science... Parents are Beverly and David Voelpel... Father played soccer and mother was on swimming team at Central Connecticut State University... Has an older brother, Mike.